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Oct 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
also rising. they account for almost half the robberies in san francisco and 40% in new york. wireless carriers and the s.e.c. are working on a national database to attract stolen devices but it's more than a year ago. >>> aappears movie audiences are in the halloween move. "paranormal activity 4" and a fifth movie is planned. "argo" with $17 million. "hotel transylvania" was third with 13.5 million bucks. >>> when we come back, danger on the street. this pedestrian, yeah, is actually okay after finding himself in the middle of a high-speed chase. >> you don't want to miss that one. >>> and then danger in hotels, a $50 hotel gadget that can pop the locks on hotel room doors. woman: oh! tully's. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa. and you'll always find your favorite. woman #2: with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. a kraft homestyle mac & cheese bowl. it's you
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Oct 23, 2012 5:30am EDT
gasoline. >>> san francisco giants are headed to the world series after a comeback against the defending champs the cardinal. the giants rowed the card 9-0 monday night and they take on -- routed the cards 9-1 monday night and they take on the tigers tomorrow in san francisco. >> did you see the rain? >> yes. >> and they finished in the rain. wow. the son of humphrey bogart and lauren ba-cal will help with a cause near to them. they are taping a psa for the esophageal cancer network. he lost his father to the disease in 1957. the psa will encourage people to be screened and let them knowheart burn can lead to cancer. diagnosis increased 400% in the past 20 years. >>> visitors to the dulaney valley memorial gardens can find peace and tranquility in an asian inspired space. it's designed in the tradition of feng shui and it's 7ic ahe is of pathways with animals and they have -- acres of pathways with animals and the design expert who created it says the feng shui was used in just cemeteries not in homes like today. a dedication ceremony happens tomorrow to officially on the garden to the p
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> if you're flying, airport delays are possible in salt lake city, minneapolis, and san francisco. >>> and back to the news, now. a popular california beach is closed this morning after a surfer was killed by a shark. >> the shark attack took place at surf beach in lompoc near vandenberg air force base. a friend of the victim, solorio, saw the attack, pulled him on to the beach and tried to administer cpr. the attack has some locals saying they will be staying far away from the ocean. >> too many bad things have been happening here. and the water, it's pretty unpredictable. >> once in a while, you get to see some whales, which is pretty cool. but, no. there's too many sharks out here, man. that's my opinion. i wouldn't dare go in there. >> medical examiners say they will be looking at the bite marks to help determine the sides and type of the shark. at least one marine expert says the attacker was likely a great white. >>> two teenage brothers are now charged with murdering a 12-year-old neighbor girl in southern new jersey. autumn pasquale's body was discovered in a recycling bin, next to
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Oct 31, 2012 4:00am EDT
seattle to san francisco. >> 70s from sacramento to colorado springs. 40s in the midwest. and 50s in the northeast. 70s from miami over to new orleans. >>> and when we come back on this wednesday morning, bravery in the storm. some incredible stories to share with you. >>> and then, the latest on that tanker. more than half the length of a football field, tossed like a toy. >>> and the surreal scenes of tree after tree being ripped from their roots. and, of course, we have it caught on camera. >>> and blocks of gutted homes is all that's left of a queens neighborhood, devastated by one of the worst fires in new york history. >> i really do think this scene's one of the most heartbreaking of the entire storm. more than 100 homes in breezy point quickly burned to the ground, fueled by sandy's destructive winds. stunned residents had a tough time finding the spot where their houses once stood. they sifted through ashes, looking for familiar tiles, chimneys or anything that survived the flames. >> part of your life got ripped out of you. that's a good description. >> i have 34 years on the j
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Oct 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
effort to stop all the red ink. >>> and the san francisco giants and detroit tigers are looking forward in baseball's playoffs. two more teams will move today. >>> good friday morning, everybody. it was a decidedly different debate than last week's presidential faceoff. this time, joe biden and paul ryan clash on virtually every issue, stopping short of, basically, calling each other liars. >> now, the question is who won? and overnight yahoo! poll of 130,000 people may have the best answer of all. and it was 50/50. abc's brandi hitt is in danville, kentucky. good morning, brandi. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. yes, the vice presidential debate definitely lived up to expectations. both sides sparred throughout the night. and many do believe that vice president biden helped make up for president obama's lackluster performance last week. the first and only vice presidential debate sparked a few fireworks. >> it's been done a couple of times. >> never -- >> lower tax rates, increase growth. >> now, you're jack kennedy. >> reporter: vice president joe biden and republi
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
memorial at san francisco city hall. former colleagues say stevens will be remembered for his skill as a diplomat and his personal charm. stevens was killed in that attack on the u.s. consulate on september 11th. >>> and rattled nerves in the northeast this morning after a rare earthquake hit southern maine. the 4.0 magnitude quake struck just after 7:00 last night, just 20 miles west of portland. it could be felt throughout new england. people running into the streets, as the ground shook. but there were no reports of major damage or injuries. >>> and it is time, now, for the weather from across this great nation. fargo, minneapolis, and chicago will see showers, perhaps, even thunderstorms. severe weather is a threat for little rock and memphis, with high winds and hail. the northern plains could see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. and the southwest, hate to tell you. you're going to bake in temperatures well above normal. downtown l.a. will hit 90 or above. phoenix is 93. dallas will be in the upper 80s. mostly 60s in the middle of the country. boston and seattle in the upper
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
summer i -- the coldest winter i ever spent was a summer in san francisco. great city, though. >>> when we come back, you might have to get ready to pay a whole lot more. we're talking a whole lot more. >>> then a disposable diaper supply. why the supply is suddenly being threatened. >>> and blown away. the car that is no match for mother nature. >>> welcome back, everybody. gasoline prices should now head downward, but maybe not right away. the national average this morning is $3.78 a gallon. that's 3 cents less than it was a week ago. now gas prices usually do come down this time of year. and oil prices are falling but aaa says there could be a brief spike first because wholesale gasoline prices are still high. did you get all of that? >> i got all of that. >> okay. good. >>> hospitals better get it right. because of implications. the government expects to hit those facilities with fines that will average more than $200,000 apiece. the hospital industry says patients share some of this blame. >>> and milk prices may double unless the house passes a new farm bill. the old bil
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Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
series in san francisco. let's go. don't call it frisco, though. the locals don't like it. that's madison bumgarner. getting help from fielding here. top two, prince fielder tying to score from first. bad idea. these gone down. a missed opportunity for detroit. that's scary opportunity there for detroit pitcher doug fister. taking a line drive from gregor blanco. he would stay in. later in the inning, that's fister getting bumgarner to fly out. bumgarner did his work on the bump. omar infante, also no. bumgarner, seven innings, two hits, eight ks. 4-6-3 double-play. 2-0. giants get the win. >>> nfl football on a thursday night. adrian peterson and the vikings undefeated at home taking on the buccaneers. christian ponder to percy harvin. beautiful fade route. great catch. bucs down 13-7. josh freeman, mike williams. that's a better catch because the degree of difficulty was a steep one. look at williams. one foot and a little 20-7. fourth touchdown catch of the season. third quarter is freeman. short pass tooug martin. freeman had three touchdowns. combined one yard ahead of scrimm
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
face? what if they promised to make you look younger or hotter. a woman in san francisco charges $350 for face slapping sessions. there's no medical proof it can improve your appearance but doctors say it can help your circulation and temporarily give you a rosier complexion. would you try this? log on to our facebook page and tell us how ridiculous you think that is. that's called boxing. >> that's what they call stupid. >>> my mom put it on me, middle school, i'm telling you. 78 degrees, comfortable humidity. we're in a niece, nice -- nice, nice stretch of october weather. show you some weather in motion. wool a talk about that storm in a second. take a look at baltimore today, sunshine, fall foilage. by the way, no matter what happens, we will get wind, some rain. if you love the fall foilage, new is the time to go for that country drive. got some good fall color in the susquehanna river, cecil county, harford county. gorgeous weather and laurel. look at that fall color. gorgeous sites around the state. however, again, these leaves will probably be coming off the trees with the win
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Oct 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
or treating is san francisco. >>> tickets for preakness are available through ticket fly.com which replaced ticket master and call the preakness ticket office she was a mother, fed up with drugs in her neighborhood and as a result, he house was set afire killing all family members. >> on this sad anniversary, we look at how the community changed. sherrie johnson joins us at the site of the safe haven center. >> reporter: we are here on east presston street, people will gather tonight to remember the dawson family. it's been ten years since their lives were taken. today, people are going to commemorate and honor the family. it was known as one of the worst tragedies in baltimore's history on october 16th, 2002, the home of cornell and angela dawson was fire bombed. mr. and mrs. dawson and their five children died in the fire. neighbors, and community leaders and faith based groups worked to build a monument at 1401 east preston street where we are now. that monument has become the dawson safe haven for children and families. i have pam carter joining me live, the director of the cen
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Oct 16, 2012 4:55am EDT
the congressional hearings going on. there is a public memorial happening tonight in san francisco honoring u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. >>> the type who captured the hearts of her country and now the entire world is in britain, recovering from a wound to the head. people in pakistan gathered to pray for the 14 year old. members of the taliban shot the young activist while she was riding home from school. she is getting specialized treatment at a hospital in britain, doctors are optimistic about her future. the shooting sparked protests throughout pakistan denouncing the actions of the taliban. >>> there is good chance that most of you need more sleep. doctors agree. >> new information coming out about how your sleep pat ends could put you at risk for health problems in the future. >> does the flue vaccine do the job? research suggests maybe not. why some experts say you are still at risk for getting sick even after getting the vaccine. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. and this is maryland. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at
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Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
retirement so most people just plan to work later in life. >>> the fall classic kicks off in san francisco tonight. giants will take on the detroit tigers a little after 8:00. the tigers swept the yankees in the alcs. and they have been sitting around for almost a week. the giants went to game 7against the cards wrapping up the series just two days ago. >>> detroit native aretha franklin will sipping the national apartment um for game 5 monday if necessary. last year she headed the star- spangled banner. and the tigers won the game so they are hoping the queen of soul will bring on a little more luck with her this time. >>> all right. time for a check on the weather. how gorgeous was it yesterday. >> perfect day. wife and i took olivia out for a walk and it became a
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
guess? san francisco. of course. there's much more to come an abc2news. first here's terry moron a look at what's coming up on night line. >> a flamy hot controversy. why it's the war on salt in schools and what's keeping it out of kids' lunches. >> plus a man who says he can transform any room in your house without breaking the bank. that's coming up after abc2news at eleven. oh, please don't call me "pumpkin." no, that's white chocolate and pumpkin. oh. pumpkin. ha ha! you've never tasted pumpkin like this. try new pumpkin white chocolate or pumpkin mocha coffees and lattes today. >>> it's something you don't see every day. three elephants going on a walk. a trailer carrying them drove off the road and that's when the animals decided to leave. >>> remember mchail? she's the one that crashed the fake dinner at the white house back in 2009. well she's engaged tonight. neil shawn proposed to her in time city. the romance started off as her then husband reported as missing. turns out he out she was making -- >> i think any way you want it. >> they're going to have sticks play. >> it's wor
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Oct 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
it. >>> it is an exciting start to the world series, if you're a san francisco giants fan. we get the highlights from espn news. >> good morning. and welcome to your "sportscenter" update. i'm zubin mehenti. round one of the world series knockout. justin verlander, hasn't lost since september 8th. that's going to change and change in a hurry. pablo sandoval, will be the player of the series. only one game in. giving the team three home runs in the game. becoming only the fourth player in major league history to do that in a fall classic match-up, joining randy jackson, albert pujols and the babe. the giants had nothing but resilien resilience. but the one that needed to come from behind, defeated the tigers. >>> the nba, knicks/nets, opens its rivalry. this contest in long island. for the knicks fans, this is not what you want to see. tyson chandler goes down. he would leave with a sore left knee. the latest on his condition. espnnewyork.com. later in the first, extending the rivalry. moving in that direction. jeremy lin, carmelo, 15. later in the third, nets on the run. kris hump
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Oct 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
, meanwhile, from seattle to san francisco. scattered showers around fargo, minneapolis, chicago and detroit. much of the same in new york and new england. >> 60s in the northeast. mostly 70s in the midwest and plains. 80s from miami to dallas. 50s in the pacific northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, the next small thing. apple is ready to make a big announcement later today. >>> and growing concerns about a popular energy drink. the feds are stepping in to see if people have died from drinking the monster brand. >>> and later, don't look now. a well-known electronics company comes up with an idea that's to die for. >>> welcome back, everybody. there is new controversy regarding energy drinks. the food and drug administration says it's investigating five deaths that may be related to monster energy drinks. the monster says it does not believe the beverages contributed the deaths. the company has more than one-third of the sales in the fast-growing energy drink market which targets teens and young adults and overnight newscasters. there's calls in congress for greater reg
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Oct 23, 2012 2:35am EDT
cascades, sierra nevada. wet day from seattle to san francisco. off and on showers, upper midwest, great lakes and northeast. >> 60s from boston to new york. 70s from indianapolis to colorado springs. 80s across the south. 50s in the pacific north west. >>> well, the mother and daughter who own a new hampshire riding farm lost 14 horses when their barn burned last month. but now, they're welcoming a survivor. they thought dumbo the cat had been lost, until after the fire they were out looking for the ashes. >> their pig, miss colby seemed to be on a mission. she led them to the woods where they found gumbo, badly burned but alive. home from the hospital and doing just fine thankfully. >> the happy animal story on the overnights. very lucky for dumbo. >>> coming up we will sit down with senior washington editor rick klein to get his take on last night's big debate. >> later, important new recommendations for women. issued new guidelines for pap tests. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. follow the wings. you
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
up rain, as well. not the northwest. but southern california, from san francisco, to fresno, to l.a., san diego, even vegas, this low will move in and give folks an opportunity to get some >> josh just says i called san francisco southern california. i did not. >> san francisco's going to be so happy to know that it's in southern california. made my day. >> all that weather was brought to you by smuckers. george? >> thank you, sam. >>> coming up, swimming with tigers. should kids get this close? take a look. even to cubs? [ horn honks ] hurry up or we'll miss the bus! come on! ♪ whatcha got there, richard? they're for show & tell. wasn't that yesterday? yup, but the class wants me to do it again. [ male announcer ] tim and richard smucker learned early on just how irresistible their jam really is. so how'd it go today, richard? i shoulda brought more. [ male announcer ] for five generations, with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a
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Oct 16, 2012 2:35am EDT
world series, san francisco giants didn't take long, taking the lead last night against saint lou ills. their first batter, pagan hitting a solo home run, bottom of the first inning. then the giants broke it wide open in the fourth. taking on four more runs. that would prove to be enough. san francisco goes on to win, 7-1. so this series, nlcs, is tied. game three wednesday night in saint lup ilt. louis. game three of the alcs, tonight in detroit, tigers leading that series, 2-0 over the yankees. >>> then there is this, a video that just makes us want to say or even scream "do not try this yourself, please." >> check out this little brain surgeon here. the one dangling that piece of food right in the face of the massive crocodile. now, give him some credit for keeping his head. when he sinks into the mud a precarious situation. eventually the croc gets his food. and this really intelligent dude heads back to the mensa meeting. can you imagine toying with a croc like that. you got to be kidding me. >> he should be crying crocodile tears. that was so dumb. >> dent get it. >> dent on't do
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Oct 18, 2012 6:30am EDT
. hold on now. check this out. a sight that caught people by attention in the san francisco bay area. some residents say the homes shook making them think it was an earthquake. turns out it was a meteor streaking across the sign and it was roughly the size of a car. now, you want to talk about the meteor or do you want to talk about the snow? >> about the snow. i think that we're doing to get some snow in here. not going to be what we had last season at all. but for today no type of snow whatsoever. we are dealing with temperatures in the 50s basically from kent island to baltimore even bel air this morning. let's take you outside in bel air. you can see what's going on. well, we have some clouds out there and also some clear skies so that sun/cloud mix will continue as we go throughout the day. so if prepared for that. now at the surface high pressure is out into the atlantic right now. we're waiting for the comfort to move through -- cold front to move through. ahead of that we have some showers and thunderstorms. and those will make their way in here as we go mainly into the eveni
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
northern great lakes. also, showers from san francisco to l.a. and san diego. >> 70s in sacramento and much of the rockies. 60s in the pacific northwest. mostly 50s in the midwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, labor pains at walmart. as worker protests against the giant retailer are growing. >>> the cyber attacks against major banks spread, with one major bank bracing to be hit today. >>> and then, the peanuts gang has a state at the movies. charlie brown and his pals are heading back to the big screen. >>> welcome back, everybody. the federal government wants its money back. it is suing wells fargo for defrauding a government-backed insurance program of hundreds of millions of dollars by improperly underwriting loans. it's the fifth lawsuit of major practices. wells fargo is denying the allegations. >>> capital one is involved in a series of cyber attacks. it says some of its online systems were disrupted yesterday. but most services have been restored. the same group promises action today against sun trust banks an tomorrow against regions financial. >>> walmart worker
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Oct 4, 2012 2:00pm EDT
like he's wearing socks. >>> this is a beautiful video of san francisco. beautiful landscape, but it's title, locals hate it when you call it san fran. i call it san fran all the time. >> you're a local. >> the great thing about this video, though, it really is how beautifully it was shot. it shows some of the places you recognize in san francisco, like the golden gate bridge. even has a not here of "endeavour" flying over the city. spectacular view, if you ask me. >> why do they hate it that you call it san fran? >> apparently locals hate it, but i mean, it's a city that's known as the city -- >> rice-a-roni, the san francisco treat. >> my family from the bay area and we always just call it frisco. >> i think you call it awesome. >>> that's going to do it for this show, everybody. we leave you with this video. have a great one. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
trip in san francisco and was notified when he arrived in new york. the nanny survived the wounds to her throat. yoselyn ortega had reportedly worked for the family for about a year. before that, marina krim had been a stay-at-home mom. "the new york post" is reporting that in the screening process, the family spent nine days in the dominican republic with her family before she was hired. again, the nanny is in custody and in the hospital right now, in critical but stable condition. she has not been formally charged. as this investigation continues, a family continues to grieve, as well as an entire neighborhood. amy, back to you. >> all right, john muller, thank you. there really aren't words. it's an unimaginable scene. >> and the parents did everything right for this nanny, as well. so horrible. >>> we're going to switch gears now. the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" and just 11 days to go. all kinds of loose talk on the campaign trail. president obama calls mitt romney a name we can't repeat on television, as one of romney's top surrogates says race is influe
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Oct 26, 2012 2:00pm EDT
the nlcs between your favorite team the cardinals amend the san francisco giants. >> it's late. we're going to go to bed. we'll see what happens. we'll wake up in the morning and see what happens. >> but, dad, the game will be over. >> this is little cy, it was the fifth inning. dad sam said, you've got to go to bed, man. past your bedtime. but the cardinals were losing. >> he said, but they're going to lose. they're not going to make the world series. >> they're not going to go to the world series, dad. >> oh! >> dad has to break the tough news we all have to learn sometime. >> not everybody guess to go to the world series. >> and -- i hate this one -- there's always next year. >> oh, no. >> too long to wait. especially for a 4-year-old. >> oh, yeah? that's exactly what cy says. >> there's always next year. >> but, daddy, it's too long. >> oh, my gosh. my heart is melting right now. >> well, let's talk to him, because we've got cy, we've got dad sam, and we've got mom margo joining us "right this minute" from st. louis, missouri. cy, first thing, we want to know, are you over
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Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, ebay has a new app it's testing in san francisco, which promises delivery within the hour, to wherever you are, from a park bench to your office cubicle. with all this competition, consumers stand to benefit, but it pays to do your homework. >> really evaluate what you really need and then go to your local retailer and demand they give it to you. >> reporter: also, know when to shop. black friday and cyber monday is not always the best time to find the lowest prices. according to consumer-price research firm decide inc, the best time to buy the hottest toys and latest technology items is often in october, saving you money and time standing in long, cold lines. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >>> and coming up, they go 200 miles per hour on a razor's edge away from this. next, watch what happened in this car that has nascar legend dale earnhardt saying "enough." not in this economy. we also have zero free time, and my dad moving in. so we went to fidelity. we looked at our family's goals and some ways to help us get there. they helped me fix my economy, the one in my house. n
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Oct 22, 2012 2:05am EDT
lower elevations, seattle to san francisco. thunderstorms from minneapolis, green bay, chicago, st. louis, dallas. >> 80s from dallas to miami. 60s in the northeast. mostly 70s from indianapolis to salt lake city. >>> some incredible video this morning, showing what happens when an unsuspecting pedestrian wanders into the middle of a police chase. >> yes, take a look dash-cam footage. young man in the street as a speeding squad car comes barrelling into him. but get this, amazingly he lands on his feet. and casually walks away. >> unbelievable. lucky for him able to think fast enough. jump on to the hood and avoid serious injury or death. >> yeah. >> that jump. saved his life. >> saved his life. absolutely right. instead of getting pushed down. would have hit his head on the pavement. how it happens. >> almost like cat-like reflexes. i don't know i would have been able to act that way. >> in your mind, going, not good, whatever you are saying. then you think to jump. thank goodness he did. >> gosh, smart thinking. >> lance armstrong spoke out for the first time this weekend since b
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
angeles, vegas and san francisco. >>> returning to the news. the scathing, new report from the u.s. anti-doping agency, virtually demolishes what's left of lance armstrong's image, painting him as a liar, a cheat and a bully. >> the investigation found armstrong was at the center of a highly-sophisticated and secret doping program. the details were provided by dozens of witnesses, including 11 of armstrong's teammates who say, he pushed them to cheat with him. the agency's chief says the evidence was just too overwhelming to ignore. >> our job, unfortunately, is to act on the evidence. nothing else. nothing more. nothing less. that's what we've done in this case. and what we saw, and the evidence shows an undeniable web of sophisticated doping, all aimed to succeed and bring success to this team. >> the agency stripped armstrong of his cycling titles. he chose not to fight the sanctions. but called the investigation a witch hunt. and he continues to insist he never cheated. >>> in south florida, crews are digging through the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on miami-dade colleg
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
the nfc west. the seattle seahawks taking on the 49ers in san francisco. >>> we get yesterday's highlights, now, from espn. >> good morning. i'm hakem dermish with your "sportscenter" update. we begin in st. louis for game three of the national league championship series. bottom three. cards, 1-0. carpenter, four for four in his career against matt cain. make it five for five. his first for a postseason home run gives the cardinals a 2-1 lead. then, there was a 3:28 rain delay. pick it up in the ninth now. jason motte toe to close it out. his first save of his career. and the cardinals take a 2-1 series lead on the giants. >>> minnesota lynx hosting the indiana fever in game two of the wnba finals. shot is blocked. got hit on the wrist. she would get teed up. then, check out lynx coach cheryl reeves. not happy. i don't need this jacket. it's too warm in here anyway. closing seconds of the third. simone augustus, for the three. buries it. puts the lynx up five. fourth quarter, minnesota native, lindsay whalen, from distance. the lynx go on to win 83-71. series tied at 1-1 games.
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Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
sandoval. three home runs for him leading san francisco to 8 puff 3 win over the -- 8-3 win over the detroit tigers. there's another one right there. game two is set for tonight. >>> he brought 14 years of pain to an end for charm city. now the o's' manager buck showalter is being we can 90sed for his -- recognized for his achievements. sporting news names him the american league manager of the year. buck says he's done all year, he pointed to the team and said it belongs to them. class act guy. >>> all right, the winner of this year's world series could help predict the outcome of the presidential election. you see, since 1908, when an american league team wins the world series, there is a 59% chance that a republican will be elected. when the national league team wins, well, there's a 67% chance that a democrat will win. in the last three election cycles this prediction has been deadon. in 2000 and 2004 american league teams won the world series both times republican george w. bush won and of course in 2008 the national league won that. a democrat, barack obama took office. >>> you
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Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
apartment in san francisco, toured by our own ceclia vega. >> you can almost in the bathroom reach something in the fridge. >> reporter: that place is just 150 square feet. the world's population is exploding, we're getting bigger. will we soon be vacationing in japanese-style capsule hotels, driving the miniscule peel p50, and stroking descendents of mr. peebles, the world's smallest cat? the average family home in the u.s. is shrinking, but it's still over 2,300 square feet. that 15 times the size of our polish pied a terre where a cat cannot be swung. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> we want to remind tonight is the big showdown between president obama and mitt romney. george stephanopoulos and the entire political team along with i will be right here. thank you for watching, and we will see you again soon.
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Oct 17, 2012 5:30am EDT
certainly an issue in san francisco. that comes as no surprise if you've ever been to the city. people there are not afraid to leave those nasty notes. they disapprove of your parking job. >> i like your penmanship. >> that's not me. >> there is a new service curb text and send short anonymous texts to the car owner to let them know if they are blocking a driveway or maybe they're parked somewhere where they shouldn't be. >> we're proud to say that just a week ago, that actually the first neighbor to neighbor curb text was sent and someone was letting someone know that their car was about to get ticketed. >> 300 people have registered so far for curb text. it is the hope that neighbors look out for each other instead of nasty notes. >> people can be mean. no need to do that. >> and if you let someone know your meter is about to be running out, that could be helpful. >>> what is your variance tape caught on camera. we will show you police officers now investigating this morning. >> and also some hard times are hitting the university of phoenix. the move they plan to make now tha
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
pennsylvania. >>> the other big story, it is four weeks until election day. >> president obama in san francisco late last night, stepped up his attacks on mitt romney's debate performance, saying it wasn't leadership, but instead salesmanship. >> but the latest poll taken after the debates, shows romney swinging ahead of the president, 49% to 45%. that's mainly due to a surge in support for romney from women voters. abc's karen travers has more on the campaign trial. >> rep foreign affairs, mitt romney launched a scathing attack on president obama's policies and leadership overseas. >> it's time to change course in the middle east. it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> reporter: so far, the economy has dominated the campaign debate. but the romney campaign tried to seize on questions and criticism about the president's handling of last month's attack in libya. it was a chance to try to reverse the tide of romney's recent perceived missteps, including his initial response to the libya attack. the republican contender ac
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Oct 24, 2012 2:35am EDT
♪ ♪ >>> some baseball news now. first off, world series starts tonight. the detroit tigers take on the san francisco giants. >> go tigers. our baseball story here nothing to do with the fall classic, everything to do with the game doing some good. here is kevin quinn of our station in houston. >> okay, guys, here we go! >> reporter: they call themselves team texas. as determined a bunch as any you'll find. >> good. >> reporter: they have down syndrome, autism and other disabilities. macy gonzalez is 11 and she is blind. that doesn't keep her or any of them from playing the game. >> it's not actually hard. >> reporter: macy refused to hit off a tee and rejected the use of a ball that beeps. >> it doesn't go far. and it is really heavy. >> reporter: a teammate helps her feel, giving her directional tips to find the ball. the highland sports association started the team for kids with special need three years ago. >> we show them they can do it. we tell them they can do it. >> reporter: these kids have been side lined watching their siblings play. this team giving them a chance to get on the f
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Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
-1 lead in the series. san francisco, topped cincinnati. that series is typed. and back in american league, oakland from two runs down in the ninth to win, 4-3. force a game five later today. following any of the baseball sunny? >> i'm from the bronx. >> yes, you are. really are from the bronx. >> all about the yankees. >> ibanez, pinch hit home run in the ninth. post season. game winning home run in the 12th. money. reggie jackson. >> you can never count out a bronx bomber. ever. >> ever. the greatest winning sports franchise in the history of sports. sorry. >> no problem. coming up, an important warning about the airbags in your car. how some people are learning the hard way that those bags are not factory approved. >>> first, forget glass ceilings. introduce you to a woman who shalter shattered barriers in the sky. you are watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ follow the wings. [ female announcer ] with the 2-in-1 swiffer sweeper, a great clean doesn't have to take long. i'm done. are you thinking what i'm thinking? ♪ give me just a little more time ♪ okay. all righ oh! [ female
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Oct 12, 2012 2:35am EDT
play a decisive game five today. in the national league division showdown, san francisco over cincinnati. a win first time the team has come back from the 2-0, ds, best of five. washington beet st. louis by a one. that series going to game five today as well. >> very cool. all right, coming up next, just ahead, continuing coverage of last night's vice presidential debate. find out from our political analyst how the candidate did. >> later, a much deserved homecoming. robin roberts back in her own bed this morning. and an update coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ things can only get better ♪ believe me this is going to make you stronger ♪ ♪ gonna make you stronger >> announcer: "world news now" weather -- brought to you by no no hair removal. follow the wings. >>> well now that the debate has wrapped up, the scorecard are in on who had the best hits and where the points were made. >> "nightline" brought in heavyweight political analysts. take a listen and see what marks they gave the veeps. >> i thought what ryan had to do was stand toe to toe with joe biden, the basis for grading hi
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Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
yesterday. san francisco stayed alive against cincinnati. they won 2-1. the red lead the series, 2-1. and there are games in all four playoff series set for today. so if you are a baseball fan this is your favorite time of year. >> exactly. >> getting done to the nitty-gritty. >> right. this is my favorite time of year. >> really? >> the holidays. it is officially time to start getting ready for the holidays. simply because neiman marcus is out with its over-the-top christmas catalog. who doesn't love that? >> guessing you are a big neiman marcus fan. >> most expensive item, his/hers watches van cleef and arpels, trips to paris, they can be yours for over $1 million. >> oh, that cheap? for those on a budget like most of us can kid a special edition red mcclaren sports car all yours for $354,000. just a paltry sum there. i'll take the watch for christmas, sunny, appreciate that. thank you >> you got it. >>> coming up a common household product is actually starting fires without a spark. tell you what it is and how you can keep your home safe. >>> first, the story of a spy, a terrorist and
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Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
told supporters in san francisco they must be almost obsessive in getting out the vote. the president and mitt romney returned to the crucial state of ohio later today to campaign in that critical state. >>> first lady michelle obama is sharing a bit what goes on behind the closed dufrz the white house. in a "nightline" interview she told cynthia mcfadden she steers clear of trying to influence her husband's approximately sees instead sticking to causes like fighting childhood obesity. mrs. obama talked about how comfortable the president is around women. >> this is one of the things i love about barack, he is so used to having strong women in his life. you know, it's odd. i tell him that this is somehow, you know, god keeping his testosterone in check. because really he is surrounded by women. >> the first lady says she no longer has doubts that they're doing what is best for their family and for the country as well. >>> the search for a missing fifth grader near denver is still coming up police looked for jessica ridgeway. vanished on her way off to school friday a backpack believed
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
"? maybe this is gosling's secret. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, san francisco. >> forever looking to save you money. could you do this at home safely, by the way? hank is with us. hank, you know how to do this. and without hurting someone. >> it's very simple. the trick is, make sure you have no jewelry. keep your elbow relaxed, your wrist relaxed. keep your fingers together and hit right in there. and swing with authority. ant don't be afraid. you can do it. you can do it. harder than that. come on. >> oh, i don't know. >> one more. >> he looks younger and fresher already. >> this is how actors do that slap. >> that's how you do it. if your wrist is relaxed, you can hit me hard. >> i'm sorry. >> go ahead. >> i'm not. >> come on. >> let me do it to sam. >> yeah. >> do it to sam. >> get the more wrinkled side. that's one. >> i couldn't do it. i couldn't do it. >> thank you. >>> rod stewart is walking into the studio right now. he is here for "gma." stay with us. go, as josh would say, nowhere. >>> good morning i am charley crawson-- crowson. two minutes supporting same sex
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
. then you have the warmup out west. l.a., 95 by wednesday. san francisco, 86. a lot of those warmups stick around for a couple of days. because we're in the fall time period. i leave you with a look across the nation. severe storms fro >> sam, you have some huge fans out here. they have a 20th anniversary. they're waiting for you. you have to get out here. but for now, the morning mean you. >>> here's what's ahead on "the gma morning menu." oprah speaks out about her most important accomplishment. >>> now turn back the clock without going under the knife. >>> plus, "melrose place" reunited. it's coming up in times square. happy anniversary. [ dog 1 ] i am not a vegetarian! yeah, i might have ears like a rabbit... but i want to eat meat! [ male announcer ] iams knows dogs love meat. ...but most dry foods add plant protein, like gluten iams never adds gluten. iams adds 50% more animal protein, [ dog 2 ] look at me! i'm a lean, mean flying machine [ dog 1 ] i am too! woo hoo! [ male announcer ] iams. with 50% more animal protein. [ dog 2 ] i'm an iams dog for life. not a rabbit.
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
a dramatic sight in san francisco bay. take a look as an $8 million catamaran, training for america's cup race, breaking in capsized and breaking into pieces. thankfully, no one was seriously hurt here. again, a scary scene. t everybody's all right. >> astonishing video. >> that is. josh, thanks very much. >>> on to the big news for beyonce. the superstar posted this picture on her personal website tuesday. and football fans know what that date means. super bo super bowl 2013. ♪ oh, say can you see >> reporter: perhaps, the show will mark beyonce's first super bowl appearance since 2004. when her anthem stood in stark contest to that halftime's janet jackson and justin timberlake's nipplegate. even before the official announcement, her website teased the news with a countdown to touchdown headline. and the date written on her eye black. it's yet another peek in what stands as pop's most impeccable career. >> the super bowl halftime show is pretty much the biggest exposure you can have in the music industry. >> reporter: alongside her a-list peers as a halftime heroine. fro
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Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
. for speaking out for educating girls. >>> and nearly two dozen people on a party boat in san francisco bay had a scare when the boat started sinking. the coast guard rescued 22 people on that craft after it struck a rock off of alcatraz and started taking on water. >> we were coming up on alcatraz. check it out. and all of a sudden, boom. like a big jolt. and the cost guard boats came in and got us off. >> nobody was injured in that incident. >>> and the soft drink industry is launching a last-ditch effort to try to stop a ban on big drinks in new york city from taking effect. the industry is suing, claiming the city board of health, denying the authority to impose the ban on drinks larger than 16 ounces. the mayor calls the suit baseless. the rule is set to take effect this coming march. >>> and if you get a strange-looking $100 bill, there's a good chance it was stolen. the fbi says a large amount of these newly-designed bills, they won't say how many, were stolen from a plane in philadelphia. the bills have a sophisticated design to prevent counterfeiting. but they don't g
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Oct 20, 2012 8:00am EDT
monday in seattle. san francisco goes from 66 today >> this weather report was brought to you by citibank. >>> ginger does not only the weather this morning. but she also hangs around with celebrities, including valerie bertinelli. >> i have. meeting her was just great. >>> valerie bertinelli is not only making people laugh in "hot in cleveland." but she put together a cookbook, "one dish at a time." playing off the name of the classic sitcom that made her famous. thank you for being here. we have to start with you looking absolutely fantastic. >> okay, fine. thank you very much. >> a very public weight loss. we have pictures of you in a bathing suit. we can't not show this in television. >> right. >> you look wonderful. >> thank you. >> i was reading through the cookbook, and this isn't a diet book. >> no. there are foods that are healthier choices than others. but that's not how i lead my life any longer. it's not all about diet and saying you can't have something. as long as you don't overindulge in some of these recipes, you're fine. >> aside from love. and that's what the wh
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
effect. forcing delays as far west as seattle and san francisco. stranding passengers for the most part, taking it in stride. >> it's not the airport's fault. you can't really control the weather. >> reporter: on sunday, united and jed bleu moved the planes out until tuesday. but at jfk and laguardia, there's concern about the storm surge. >> the thing that we're going to be watching very, very closely is going to be the flooding and the flood potential here in new york. and with these airports basically at sea level that poses a major risk to us. >> reporter: and the jetblue's ceo explained that delays could last until the end of the week. >> it will take us a couple days, probably until at least thursday, if not friday, to get back to normal. >> reporter: meantime, trains have been derailed too. amtrak shut down all east coast service. normally more than 300 trains would be running today. because the airlines don't want their passengers or their planes stranded, they started the cancellations early yesterday. and as we heard, it won't happen, won't finish up until probably thursday or
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Oct 15, 2012 2:05am EDT
got under way in san francisco last night. the cardinals took an early 6-0 lead over the giants. then the giants narrowed the gap with a four-run rally in the fourth. not enough and the card held on to win, final score, 6-4. >>> in american league, detroit/new york. game two in this one. jeff nelson admittedly blew a call in the eighth inning, declaring, omar ifante safe at second. clearly out. out. thatten fura einfuriated manage argued, he was tossed out of the game. and scored two runs after all the hoopla. final score, 3-0 in favor of the tigers. >> the tigers. >> the victory puts the tigers up 2-1 over the yanks. alcs moves to detroit for game three. coming up tomorrow night. in the national league. cardinals one game lead over the giants. game two tonight in san francisco. >>> can't wait for you to say some of the nhl names, if they ever come back. there is a big college football win for mississippi this weekend. but an even bigger victory for change. >> i love this story. ole miss crowned its first african-american homecoming queen. 50 years ago, courtney roxanne pierson would
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Oct 8, 2012 2:05am EDT
-- what they did today to buffalo out in san francisco, and that's too embarrassing losses for the bills this season. phenomenal effort by the 49ers. i will go houston and the 49ers, if you want to talk nfc and afc for the best teams. >> check out jason's -- there's a crusty hotdog for you. there you go. >> i don't want to eat after you. here. >> i can't fit it all. >>> time in the latest news right now. the nfl picks competition. and we are joined here as we always are, by the kpheurb. >> whatever. we will get to the standings, but first, jack, remind us of the features games. no more notre dame talk, okay? >> future games. jason touched on some of them. the falcons and the redskins and the eagles and the steelers, and miami at cincinnati and seattle at a rather disappointing carolina. >> for the week it was paula and the "w," and football nation at 3-1. well done this week. and the commissioner not as well -- congratulations to you as well. >> it's me and the nation. we are together. a couple. you and i, the viewers, and we have a game behind us and the kau pheurb who continues to brin
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Oct 22, 2012 5:30am EDT
allowing four hits. score from san francisco last night, 6-1. >>> we know that she loves to dance and make people laugh at the same time. ellen degenerous, being honored at the kennedy center. being awarded with mark twain prize for american humor. >>> coming off of a tough loss, the ravens will take time off and play pool tonight. the leech foundation is hosting the shoot for the cure celebrity billiards torn to raise money for the breast cancer foundation. >>> this is the annual new river gorge bridge day festival in west virginia. hundreds of base jumpers made the 876-foot plunge, it's more than 300-foot taller than the monument. it takes 9 seconds for jumpers to pull parachutes. >> i'm very scared. i'm always terrified. it's amazing to challenge yourself. >> this is the 33rd year for the festival. you know who is the adventurous spirit. >> would you give it a try? >> i was going to say no but i saw you could jump with somebody. great day to do a little bit of jumping. we will see plenty of sunshine. we see a cluster of showers and storms now, around iowa and missouri. we will have high
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Oct 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
mild fan. >> oh, oh. >> because it is my home state. >> tempered opinion. the san francisco giants are out to an early world series lead, thanks to three home runs from pablo sandoval, got three homers in a world series game. >> the long layoff didn't do any favors. all giants in the end. game two in the best of seven series in san francisco. if i am cheering for one another. my home state. >> mild fan. fair weather. coming up. freedom lost. authorities catch up with a monkey who has been hanging around tampa for years. >> first, a fascinating story, a scientist who says he can prove heaven is real. it's all coming up. ♪ ♪ just keep on living ♪ ♪ how far is heaven? ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare surance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you
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Oct 31, 2012 6:30am EDT
normal once inspections have been completed. >>> there's a huge parade in san francisco today. the world series champions san francisco giants will celebrate their victory with a ticker tape parade. this is the second in three years for the giants in major league baseball, claiming the top prize. >>> not everyone dealing with the flood waters from sandy. in western maryland a very different story. they're actually shoveling a lot. >> up there three feet of snow in some places. this is what it looks like in garrett county. plow trucks out in full force, trying to clear the snow from the roads. things got so bad tuesday a 50- mile stretch of interstate 68 had to be shut down. that stranded truckers and drivers for a number of hours. road foreman mark wells had had to cut back 50 to 60 trees just to get to work. >> it's treacherous, the trees were falling behind me as fast as i was cutting them out in front of me. i've seen a lot of snow up here, but not from a hurricane. >> power outages in that area because of the wet snow, it's breaking the tree limbs. a blizzard warning continues throug
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Oct 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
san francisco. of course, it should also be quite a scene elsewhere. lots to get done tonight. >> that's for sure. >> all right, josh, thanks so much. >>> we have some breaking news now on lance armstrong, the global governing body of cycling has just announced moments ago it will ban armstrong for life and strip him of his seven tour titles. abc's neal karlinsky joins us from seattle with the very latest on this breaking news. neal? >> amy, this is it. that is going on right now, officially stripping armstrong, banning him for life saying, quote, there is no place in cycling for lance armstrong. this is the final hurdle and not officially epic downfall. lance armstrong turning into a virtual outcast in just a matter of days. in what looked at time as more like a good-bye party than celebration, armstrong made two appearances this weekend but he didn't concede much. >> people ask me a lot, how are you doing? i tell them, i've been better. but i've also been worse. >> reporter: as his reputation, sponsorships and influence have falling off a cliff, the silence surrounding his m
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Oct 29, 2012 2:05am EDT
bring. but for these san francisco giants, they are waking up this morning as world series champions. the giants defeated the detroit tigers last night in game four, final score of this one, 4-3, the game went ten innings. gave the giants their second world series title in three years. a clean sweep for the giants. what happened to your tigers, paula, not even competitive? >> they swept the yankees. they had the near week-long layoff. and they were idle for a week. i don't think, it doesn't, in the playoffs doesn't help in major league baseball. all about momentum. kudos to the giants, on the brink in the ds and cs. they did it. >> feel bad their championship day will be overshadowed by the weather. >> i don't think they really care. >> west coast, whatever they're going to party. congratulations, guys didn't forget about you. next, our coverage of hurricane sandy continues after the break. we will bring you essential tips to keep you and your family safe. >> first a little distraction. sit down with espn radio new york's, jason page, to recap sun day's nfl action. all coming of on "
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
little less. san francisco was 90 yesterday. you're 85 today. you need the rain gear, and also in to the afternoon, we will warm up. temperatures 7 degrees. off and on thundershowers throughout the day. not a steady rain. in to wednesday, a spotty shower is possible. with the warm front making it through today, we will have the temperatures in the low 80s. nicely on thursday and friday with plenty of sunshine in the forecast. ing. snow in montana. snow in new hampshire. big chill coming later this week. >> no. >> yeah. >> go back. >>> coming up on "gma," we have another story, a tragedy on campus. a college freshman leaves behind a cryptic message right before her death. or is it a clue to her murder? >>> and look at this car accident caught on tape. was it a multimillion-dollar disaster or a superbig scam? >>> and why this animal trainer is taking the plunge with a 500-pound tiger. >>> and look who's here. stephen colbert has arrived to save the show. just ask him. come on back. [ male announcer ] at walgreens, we know kids share all kinds of things, especially germs. that's why
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